Open Adult Ballet Mon. Wed. & Fri. July 8th -Aug 16th

Open Adult Ballet



Monday's, Wednesday's & Fridays: 10:00 am - 11:30 am  



Summer Session 2019


July 8th - August 30th 2019


10:00 - 11:30       Open Ballet                               O'Toole                                

5:30 - 7:00           Flamenco  Advanced Beg      Fleites-Lear

7:00 - 8:30           Flamenco Basic Beg                Fleites-Lear


9:00 - 2:00            Royal Court                             Guerrero & Williams

4:00 - 5:30            Children's  Ballet Beg/Int    Miller

5:30 - 7:00            Academy                                  Short

7:00 - 8:30            Flamenco                                 Fleites-Lear


9:00 - 2:00            Royal Court                            Guerrero & Williams

10:00 - 11:30        Open Ballet                            Morgan

4:00 - 5:30            Children's Ballet Beg/Int    Miller         

5:30 - 7:00            Academy                                 Short


9:00 - 2:00            Royal Court                           Guerrero & Williams

4:00 - 5:30            Children's Ballet Beg/Int   MIller                   

5:30 - 7:00            Academy                                Short


10:00 - 11:30       Open Ballet                           Tobiason/O'Toole



3:00 - 4:30        Tahitian                                  Sagapolutele


1:00 - 2:30         West African                           Alhassan

Fee Schedule Autumn 2019


Fee Schedule Autumn 2019

Tuition is based on an 18-week Session and is divided into 5 equal monthly installments payable on the 15th of each month, September thru December.  Tuition Fees are not refundable, tuition fees are split up into monthly payments for the sole purpose of convenience. Should a student withdraw from classes, the parent/guardian is still obligated to pay the full course tuition.  

There are no discounts for missed classes, vacations or holidays.  See registration form for complete registration, tuition and withdrawal policies.

Scholarships are available, please contact the Front Desk for information.

                                       Class Length           Auto Monthly          Monthly                     Pay in Full

One Class per week.

Creative Movement       45 minutes          55.00 x 5=275            60.00 x 5=300            250

Pre Ballet                          45 minutes          55.00 x 5=275            60.00 x 5=300            250



                                                 Class Length           Auto  Monthly         Monthly                       Pay in Full

Level A 1x per week     90 minutes              80.00 x 5=400         85.00 x 5=425             375

Level A 2x per week     90 minutes              120.00 x 5=600     125.00 x 5=625             575

Academy 3x per week 75 minutes              160.00 x 5=800     165.00 x 5=825             775

Level C   4x per week    90 minutes             180.00 x 5=900     185.00 x 5=925             875



ADULT CLASSES                            Drop-in                                                                  15.00

                                                               Students/Seniors 65+/military                        12.00  

                                                               Barre Only                                                             10.00

                                                               West African                                                        20.00  

Registration Fee Children/Youth:  25.00 Annual fee, due upon enrollment

End of Season Recital Performance Fee:  75.00  

Costume:  65.00 Per costume, due in October 2019

Late Fee:  20.00 Late fee for tuition payments received after the 20th 


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Dress Code 2019


T.U.P.A.C. requires a dress code that allows instructors to clearly evaluate technique and make corrections. 

Students not attired in dress code will not participate in class but will sit out and take notes.

Leotard color is based upon class placement as listed below. 

Leotard can be tank, camisole, short, long or three quarter-sleeved. 

Tights: Colored or dyed to match skin color transitions tights (no ballet pink)

Ballet Shoes: Canvas Split Sole, Colored or dyed to match skin color (no ballet pink) 

Tip: Use liquid foundation make-up to match the students skin color use a make-up sponge to apply to canvas shoe.

Not Permitted: Leotards with ruffles, bows, skirts, flowers or puffy sleeves. 

Jewelry should be left at home. Small, stud-style earrings only are allowed, 

facial jewelry must be flush with skin, no septum rings.

Note: Students who identify as gender non-binary may choose the dress code they are most comfortable with.

Gentlemen/Boys Ballet Class Attire:

Black men’s tights or black dance shorts (must be form fitting), dance belt,

white fitted tee shirt, thin white socks, white ballet shoes (canvas or leather).

Ladies/Girls Ballet Class Attire Leotard Color:

Creative Movement:     Light Pink

Ballet A:                           Lavender

Academy:                        Forest Green

Ballet C:                           Black

Other Classes Attire & Shoes

Flamenco: Long skirt, comfortable top, Character or Flamenco shoes

Hip Hop: comfortable attire, clean indoor sneakers

Contemporary:  ballet class attire, bare feet or foot undeez

West African: ballet class attire, bare feet or foot undeez, fabric skirt (ladies)

Tap: Comfortable clothing, tap shoes

Where to Buy Apparel and Shoes:

Dance Collection, Tacoma 


Ladies: Hair must be in high secured bun or puff and off of the neck. 

Loose hair must be pinned back; hair gel or spray as needed.  

Pixie cuts or Afro styles must also be off of the face and neck.

Men: Men’s Hair should not be a distraction. Longer hair must be pulled back or pinned away from eyes.

Warm Ups

Students may wear warm ups for the first 5 minutes of class - longer only with instructor approval and

must be dance apparel. Students are not permitted to wear street clothes at any time during class except for Hip-Hop.

Bye-bye Ballet Pink

T.U.P.A.C. is leading the way in embracing and creating racial parity in the ballet community. All of our students wear tights and ballet slippers to match their unique skin tones; we also find that having the legs and feet match the skin on the face and arms, extends the line of the dancer.

Find out why T.U.P.A.C embraces nude shoes and tights

Please read prior to registering!

Students are registered when payment has been received and all paperwork has been completed and returned to T.U.P.A.C. either via our website or in the office. Registration Fee and Tuition are non-refundable, unless there is a medical note from a licensed physician. 

Tuition is not refundable, tuition fees are split up into monthly payments for the sole purpose of convenience. Should a student withdraw from classes, the parent/guardian is still obligated to pay the full course tuition. 

YDP students will address all staff by their Sir names (i.e. Miss Smith, Mr. Jones - Mrs., Miss, Mr.) and in a respectful manner. At no time are students to address staff by their first names (i.e. Miss Judy, Mr. Mike).

YDP students are to leave all cell phones and electronics in their cubbies  while in class.

Attendance is very important, when a student misses class(es), it effects the student as well as the class as a whole.

The following guidelines will be implemented for unexcused absences:
If a student has 2 absences, they will be contacted by the T.U.P.A.C staff to question the status of the student and if the student should be removed from the class. After a third absence the student will be removed from the class. There will be no class credit or refund without a medical note from a licensed practitioner.
T.U.P.A.C. reserves the right to cancel classes due to low enrollment. If T.U.P.A.C. cancels class, we will provide a class credit or tuition refund.

T.U.P.A.C. does not provide supervision of students outside of the dance class. T.U.P.A.C.  Staff is not responsible for non-registered children. Non-registered children are not to be without parental/adult guardian  supervision at the T.U.P.A.C.  studios at any time. Students arriving early for class or who are waiting to be picked up are expected to conduct themselves appropriately. Respecting others is expected from every member of T.U.P.A.C.

T.U.P.A.C. may suspend, dismiss, or refuse services to any student whose behavior or attitude conflicts with the standard of the school, or whose actions are deemed detrimental to other students or the school as a whole.

No one outside of staff, students, instructors or accompanists are allowed inside the studio while classes are in session.

Photography and videotaping by students and parents is not permitted.

All equipment including fans, heaters, sound systems, video monitors are to be operated by staff and instructors only.

Running in halls or in the studio, rough housing, swearing, climbing on barres are not permitted.

T.U.P.A.C. is not responsible for lost or stolen items. A Lost and Found box is kept in the Lobby, and items not retrieved in 10 days will be donated to charity.

Please use the Dressing Rooms to change clothes. .

No gum is permitted beyond the trash can at the entry door of the studio.

Please use the trash & recycle bins, and keep T.U.P.A.C. neat and tidy.

T.U.P.A.C. reserves the right to engage a substitute teacher, and classes are subject to change.

I hereby agree to participate/have my child/children/myself participate in T.U.P.A.C.'s dance classes and workshops. I recognize the physical risks inherit in any dance program and I hereby agree to indemnity and hold harmless T.U.P.A.C. and its instructional staff from any and all claims, costs, liabilities, expenses and judgments arising out of participation, or illness/injury therefrom. I also give T.U.P.A.C. and its staff and authorized official's permission to take photographs and make videos and yet to be invented media of my child while he/she is participating in classes and/or performance activities for the purpose of educational processes, fund-raising, public relations, and other specific reasons as deemed appropriate by the organization's Directors.


I do hereby give authority to T.U.P.A.C. and its staff to obtain necessary emergency medical treatment for my child/children/myself with the understanding that the family will be notified as soon as possible.